Category Archives: Joe Manchin

Cynicism and Its Cure

The Senator from the Terrible Sand Kingdom of Arizonastan has revealed the terms of ransom for the latest, much-reduced incarnation of the build back better bill: Senate Democrats cleared a huge hurdle Thursday night by securing Kyrsten Sinema’s support for … Continue reading

Posted in Blue Dogs, Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), tax reform, Taxes | 9 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Here we go again: Manchin says he has reached deal with Democrats on economy, climate bill Uh-huh. Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) on Wednesday reached a deal with Democratic leaders on legislation that aims to lower health-care … Continue reading

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Sen. Joe Manchin Is A Colossal Jerk, Part Infinity

The trash panda of the Senate, Joe Manchin has once again run out the clock and again proved that he is a colossal jerk. Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) email thingie wins the morning with the deets (emphasis … Continue reading

Posted in climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Joe Manchin, Science | 10 Comments

One Lump of Stupid or Two, Joe Manchin?

We’ve seen this movie before, dumbass: Fwiw, Manchin told me this quote just over a week after Parkland in 2018: “It feels a little different. I’ve got grandchildren also in the school systems, and I understand the concerns that every … Continue reading

Posted in Gundamentalists, Guns! Guns! Guns!, Joe Manchin, Liars, Lying Liars Who Lie, NRA | 3 Comments

Traitor Joe Wants To Perform Greatest Hits

I cannot believe that Manchinema thinks we’re this dumb, per Tiger Beat’s email thingie: IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED — Ever since Sen. JOE MANCHIN (D-W.Va.) tanked Build Back Better, Democrats have been waiting for the swing vote to … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News And the Traitor Joe Lieberman Award for excellence in back-stabbing goes to… Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., appeared in a Republican primary ad defending Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., from accusations that he supported President Biden’s Build Back Better … Continue reading

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Manchin: ‘I’m Baaaaaaa-ack!’

Sen. Joe Manchin is so serious about getting to yes on the Democrat’s climate-change agenda that he’s doing what he always does: he pretends he’s going to find 10 Republicans to vote yes before announcing regretfully that he can’t support … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 Pie Fight, climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Joe Manchin | 6 Comments

Lucy Finds Football, Tries Again

The definition of insanity: Senate Democrats are quietly laboring to address a big demand from Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the Democratic holdout that sank the centerpiece bill carrying President Joe Biden’s economic agenda. In recent days, Democrats across … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 Pie Fight, Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) | 1 Comment

Joe Manchin Explains His Value Proposition To Investors

You cannot make this up: [Joe Manchin] exhorted [S&P Global’s CERAWeek—one of the continent’s largest energy conferences] attendees to provide leadership in Washington and look for a “return on investment” from politicians who solicit campaign donations from them, or “mother’s … Continue reading

Posted in Best gubmint money can buy, climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Joe Manchin, On the take, Quid Meets Quo Goes Pro (Ukraine), Things that will kill us all, You Can't Make This Up | 6 Comments

About Last Night…

The most important take-away last night was the sight of two powerful women —VP Kamala Harris and Speaker Nancy Pelosi— seated directly behind President Handsome Joe Biden. Sure, the SOTU is mostly meaninglesss stagecraft where the POTUS takes a few … Continue reading

Posted in Joe Manchin, Kamala Harris, Lauren 'BoBo' Boebert, Nancy Pelosi, President Handsome Joe Biden, Rep. 3-names Perjury Taylor Greene, Shallow graves for shallow people, SOTU | 6 Comments